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Events & Programme Co-ordinator

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£30,984 - £35,336
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Corporate Services, Administration, Communications, Customer Services
Job role
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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This role is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023.

Sandwell Valley Country Park and Lightwoods House and Park have tens of thousands of visitors a year. We also have other Pavilions in parks that have the ability to host community events, education related events, and other events activity. Working as part of the events team, and alongside colleagues at Sandwell Valley, Lightwoods House, and in green spaces, this new role will design and deliver a programme of events for our visitors – both free and charged events – and events that help to attract new visitors and create memorable experiences. You will also work with our Lightwoods House Coordinator to develop and expand our wedding and event booking offering at several wedding locations in Sandwell.

You will be:

  • Experienced in event design, delivery, and onsite event management.
  • Innovative and creative in your thinking, learning from best practice.
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders, and matrix management arrangements.
  • Knowledgeable in commercial matters, including working to budget, increasing income from events, and working with commercial partners on events.
  • Experience of working with community groups.
  • Passionate about Sandwell residents and delivering an exiting and engaging programme of events to enhance our visitor experience.

You will have:

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience in events.
  • Experience and knowledge of event management and events best practice.
  • Desirable: knowledge of wedding venue offerings.
  • Personal Licence holder 

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

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